How To Schedule Instagram Posts

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For the longest time, scheduling Instagram was impossible, and it still pretty much is. Instagram has their API under lock and key, but one company, ScheduGram has changed all of that. Here's how you can schedule Instagram posts with ScheduGram: ... Continue Reading

New City Catechism [App Review]

New City Catechism [App Review]

New City Catechism is an attempt by The Gospel Coalition to bring the tradition of studying the catechism into the modern digital age. For those not in the know (i.e. those raised outside of church or in a non-liturgical church), a catechism is a series of questions and answers designed to help an individual or group of individuals learn basic and yet vital Christian doctrines. Here's an example: ... Continue Reading

Top 3 Tech Trends You Should Watch in 2015 [Infographic]

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I will say this up front, this has some great ideas for businesses that will not translate to churches, at least night right away. I don't see pastors finding immediate needs for phablets or wearables. But I do think this will help create a culture of out-of-the-box thinking. Read through the infographic below, keep an open mind, and we'd love to hear: How you are going to be using new tech in church? ... Continue Reading

Echo Prayer Manager [App Review]

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Prayer is a vital—can we say most vital?—element of the Christian life, and yet so many of us would probably confess that we're not as consistent in our prayer life as we should be/would like to be. That's why, for the past year, I've been using a great app to help me organize my prayer time, and it actually helped! And then my lead pastor showed me Echo. ... Continue Reading

My Dream Frankenstein Smartphone

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I love all smartphones. Money and time aside, I'd collect smartphones for a living if I could. I just love seeing how these pocket computer do what they do, and how they compare to each other. While I tend to dabble in Android the most, I am truly intrigued by every mobile platform out there. I enjoy seeing what's out there, what may or may not be on the horizon, and all in between. I'm the guy that cheers on Tizen and still whines about the demise of WebOS. The more the merrier, and ... Continue Reading

Hemingwrite: A Distraction Free Writing Device

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You can use 'distraction free' writing mode on your laptop or tablet, but let's be honest: There's always distractions. Before you jump to your writing app, there are so many shiny icons asking to be clicked. And even while you're typing away on your tablet, there's always a notification pulling you away. So what if you could have a portable writing device that was really distraction free and was still digital? Alas, the Hemingwrite: ... Continue Reading

5 Apps that Changed My Life Last Year

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Many of the apps and tools I play around with have some really cool features. Maybe they have a great design, or can do some clever automation. However, I was thinking about one app I got last year and realized that it has made a real difference to my lifestyle and even improved my quality of life in a very measurable and tangible way. That got me thinking about the apps that have actually made a measurable difference in my life over the last year. Ones that haven’t just looked pretty, but lead ... Continue Reading

From Legal Pad to iPad: The Evernote To-Do List

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Lists are amazing. I love lists. Whether's Letterman's Top Ten List—Dave, you will be missed—or those stupid "list-idles" that are so popular on the web, I have a deep, abiding appreciation for lists. Especially when it comes to getting things done! I've blogged a lot over the years about apps and notebooks and various things that could possibly/maybe sorta/kinda help one get their tasks organized and, more importantly, done. However, nothing has really made the different for me. I tried ... Continue Reading

Taking the Leap from Android to Apple

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It's no secret... in a world of several OS choices, all of which tickle my fancy, Android tickles it the most. Customization, administrative privileges and the second best ecosystem in all of mobility are easy to fall in love with. I am quite comfortable using any of the major four, and to be fair, when it's all said and done, I still believe it's the ecosystem that makes or breaks the OS. With regards to Apple's iOS, my initial derision has mostly shifted to grudging respect and onto straight ... Continue Reading